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" The line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. AXLE, dk'sl. "
Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language - Page 40
by John Walker, Thomas Smith - 1824 - 416 pages
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...thereof as things unsaid, and account them but in list of nothing. Brciun . A 'us. nt [axis, Lat.] The line real or imaginary that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. But since they say our earth, from morn to morn, On its own axii is oblig'd to turn ; That swift rotation...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1806 - 87 pages
...arm-pit. — See MAXILLARY. AXIOM, ak'shum. s. (479) A proposition evident at first bight. Axis, ak'sis. s. The line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing on which it may revolve. AXLE, k'sl. (40.)) AXLE-TREE, k'sl-trc. The pin which passes through the midstof the wheel, on which...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1807 - 962 pages
...aruipit. — See MAXILLARY. AXIOM, dk'shum. s. (479). A proposition evident at first sight. Axis, ak'sls. s. The line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. AXLE, dk'sl. (405). AXLE-TREE, dk'sl-tree. The pin which passes through the midst of the wheel, on which...
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A General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: To ...

George Fulton - English language - 1814 - 407 pages
...Axiom; aksh'c-um, n. a proposition evident at first sight ; an established principle Axis, ax'is, n. the line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing, on which it may , resolve — PI. axes, ax'iz. Axle, ax'i, | n. the pin on which the Axle-tree, ax'1-tr, wheels...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1819 - 712 pages
...armpit. — See MAXILLARY. AXIOM, ak'shAm. s. 479. A proposition ev dent at first sight. AXIS, ak'sts. s. The line, real or imaginary that passes through any thing, on which it ma revolve. AXLE-TREE,fksl-tree. j •• The pin whic! passes through the midst of the wheel, 01 whirh...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1822 - 691 pages
...Belongingil-la-re, 5 to the armAXIOM, ak'shum, . 470. evident at first sightA proposition AXIS, k'sis, . The line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. AXLE, ak'nl, 405. \t. The pin which AXLE-TREK, ak'sl-tre, } passes through the midst of the wheel, on which...
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A critical pronouncing dictionary

John Walker - 1824
...Maxillary. XIOM, ak'shum, . 479. A proposition evident at first sight. i > u AXIS, k'se, . The line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. ' ,XLE-TREF.,k'sl-tre, passeshrough the midst of the wheel, on which the circumvolutions of...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1824 - 832 pages
...Hooter. An established principle. Hooker. AXIOMATICAL, a. Relatin Whitloch. A'XIS. ns [arts, Lat.] The line real or imaginary that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. Blackmore. A'XLE. \ n. . The pin which passes A'XLE-TREE. / through the midst of the wheel, on which...
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A Hand-book: Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences

Walter Hamilton, Walter Hamilton (M.R.A.S.) - Industries - 1825 - 451 pages
...line passing through the solid, and through its opposite solid angles. Axis (Lat.) In Mechanics, &c. the line real or imaginary that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. AXLETREE (from arts.) In Me chanics, the pin that passes through the middle of the wheel on which its...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1825 - 103 pages
...armpit.— See MAXILMUV. AXIOM, ik -inn.:, i. 479. A proposition cvi dent atom right. AXIS, ik-'.-. t. The line, real or imaginary that passes through any thing, on which it may revoroe. Belonging k'sl-tret S "' The pin which paries through the midst of the wheel, on which the...
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